What Can the Milwaukee 9.0 Ah Battery Do?
Imagine the possibilities when it comes to cordless tools with the Milwaukee 9.0 Ah battery (48-11-1890). Unveiled at the Milwaukee New Products Symposium in 2015, this battery promises to open doors to a whole new level of performance. With its increased capacity, it has already revolutionized cordless magnetic drills and rotary hammers. And now, it’s paving the way for 18V table and miter saws.
Unleashing Unparalleled Power
The Milwaukee 9.0 Ah battery provides more than double the work capacity of 5.0 Ah batteries. Its superior cooling and efficiency enable it to perform at its peak. Picture this: it can cut through a staggering 258 pieces of 2×10 lumber. In comparison, Hilti’s 36V circular saw manages only 173 cuts. If 2x4s are your specialty, brace yourself for this mind-blowing number – a single Milwaukee 9.0 Ah battery can make 537 cuts. That’s an astronomical figure and could last you an entire day’s work. Just a few years ago, Milwaukee boasted about their new Milwaukee FUEL M18 circular saw, which made 233 2×4 cuts. Times have certainly changed!
Harnessing the Power of Watt Hours
To put things into perspective, the Milwaukee 9.0 Ah High Demand Battery delivers an impressive 162 Wh (watt hours) of energy. That’s a whopping 80% more than the 90 Wh available with their 5.0 Ah battery pack. With a battery platform like this, more watt-hours mean increased runtime and potentially more power for you.
By the way, our cordless circular saw review numbers aligned closely with the performance data presented by Milwaukee. It’s comforting to know that while some manufacturers may exaggerate their claims, Milwaukee stands by their numbers and provides accurate information.
More Power, Same Size
So, how does the Milwaukee 9.0 Ah battery pack deliver more than twice the work of a 5.0 Ah battery pack without being twice the size? Let’s talk energy flow. Thanks to its wide channel voltage supply, the Milwaukee 9.0 Ah battery is exceptionally efficient. Furthermore, it’s designed to run cooler, which means it can tackle more tasks without worrying about overheating.
The RedLithium High Demand 9.0 Ah battery pack is ingeniously engineered with five cells arranged in three staggered rows. This clever arrangement distributes power evenly while keeping the pack compact. In fact, it’s only slightly larger than the 4.0 or 5.0 Ah packs. It retains all the excellent features of the current Milwaukee M18 RedLithium batteries, such as shock absorption, temperature control, RedLink electronics, and water protection.
When Should You Use a 9.0 Ah Battery?
The future of tools lies in cordless technology, and Milwaukee’s High Demand 9.0 Ah RedLithium Battery opens up a world of possibilities. You can now enjoy a cordless SDS Max hammer drill, 24/7 runtime, and a cordless saw that rivals its corded counterparts – and who knows what other innovations are on the horizon.
Remember not to use these batteries on tools that don’t require their power. There’s no need to carry around unnecessary weight. The Milwaukee 9.0 Ah battery is best suited for demanding tools and applications where you truly need maximum power and runtime.
However, it’s crucial to heed Milwaukee’s warning about highly conductive and corrosive fluids. These can cause catastrophic battery failures. Liquids like bleach, salt water, and various chemicals can create connections within the battery, leading to smoking or even fire. With recent incidents involving hoverboards and smartphones, it’s a reminder of how responsive these battery packs can be if mishandled. Although Milwaukee batteries are well-constructed, it’s essential to handle them with care.
Why the Warning for Milwaukee M18 High Demand 9.0 Ah Battery?
Let’s use a simple analogy to understand why Milwaukee emphasizes this warning. Imagine two ladders – one stands at a height of 3 feet, and the other at 10 feet. If you were to fall from one of them, which would have more severe consequences?
Certainly, the higher ladder would be more dangerous. The same principle applies to the Milwaukee M18 High Demand 9.0 Ah Battery. The increase in overall energy storage makes failures potentially more hazardous. Therefore, just like when working at high altitudes, it’s crucial to take extra precautions.
It’s worth noting that these warnings apply to all Li-ion batteries, but as they become more powerful, manufacturers like Milwaukee focus on educating users about the potential risks. It’s always wise to avoid any contact between fluids and your battery pack, but some fluids pose a greater threat than others.
Milwaukee 9.0 Ah Battery Features
- Model: 48-11-1890
- Up to 5x increase in runtime
- Up to 35% more power
- Runs 60% cooler
- Up to 2x the performance of M18 Redlithium XC5.0
- Delivers more work per charge than any 18V battery on the market
- Surpasses the performance of higher voltage or multi-cell platforms
- Compatible with all M18 tools
- Price: $199